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The pictures were taken separately and merged into one screen - Police reacts to allegation of 'photoshopped' image
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The Nigerian Police Force has offered an explanation on why it shared a photo which many Nigerians alleged was “photoshopped”. 

The police in a statement shared on its official Twitter handle, said the pictures were taken separately and merged into one screen for seamless understanding of the story line. 

The arms showcased in the picture were the exhibits recovered by Police operatives from the suspects.

The tweets read; 

PHOTOS OF SUSPECTS SHARED ON NPF OFFICIAL HANDLES NOT FALSIFIED The attention of @PoliceNG has been drawn to comments in the social media erroneously suggesting that the photos of the suspects shared on the Police handles on 1st December, 2020 were falsified.

The Force wishes to state categorically that there was absolutely no misrepresentation or any intention whatsoever to deceive members of the public.

To set the record straight, in the case involving one Talatu Ibrahim, female, 40years old from Shinkafi LGA, Zamfara State from whom six (6) AK49 rifles were recovered and one other, Duleji Alhaji Abubakar a.k.a Ori jeje who gets arms supply from her to carry out series of kidnapping and armed robbery in Kwara State, the pictures are authentic and true representation of the suspects and exhibits.

However, the pictures were taken separately and merged into one screen for seamless understanding of the story line. The arms showcased in the picture were the exhibits recovered by Police operatives from the suspects.

The pictures were taken separately and merged into one screen - Police reacts to allegation of

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